Prof. Hussam Ramadan as the University President

Al Yamamah University is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Hussam Mohammed Ramadan as the university president, based on the Ministry of Education approval of the nomination of Prof. Ramadan by the Board of Trustees.

Prof. Hussam Ramadan is a seasoned academic leader, researcher and professional IT consultant. His rich experience extends over twenty-five years of service in numerous academic roles at the most prestigious Saudi organizations.

Prior to his successful three years as the university’s Vice President(2015-2018), Prof. Ramadan served as the Advisor and Director General of Planning at the Ministry of Higher Education (2014-2015), Dean of the College of Computer and Information Systems, King Saud University (2009-2013) leading the HR expansion, ABET accreditation of all BS programs and overall development in research and academics of the college at both Derryah main campus and Malaz female campus, and Vice Dean, College of Computer and Information Systems, KSU (2001-2009) managing the academic and administration affairs of the college, including student registration, curriculum development, examination and assessment and industrial relationship.

In the field of IT business consultancy, Prof. Ramadan served as an academic consultant at Dell EMC (2014-2016), IT Consultant at the Ministry of Hajj (2002-2015) providing technical consultation to all sectors of the ministry in information technology for over a decade and supervising several projects that aimed to introduce cutting-edge strategic technologies and integrate them with the tasks and work of the ministry, and simulation consultant at International Systems Engineering, Inc. (1998-2000).

He has numerous peer reviewed academic papers published in world-class periodicals and magazines such as IEEE and international conferences and seminars.

Prof. Ramadan holds a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA, (1996), MS in Electrical Engineering from King Saud University (1991) and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude from George Washington University (1988).

The university wishes Prof. Ramadan the best in his new role.